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You may have seen the terms Dining Dollars and eXpress Accounts. What are these, how can your student use them, and what can they be used for? This article should answer all your questions.
The safety of your student is the top priority of the Department of Public Safety at St. Thomas, and one that we work diligently to ensure. Read more about ways parents and families can stay connected, get information about safety at St. Thomas, and support their students.
The financial aid office will review students' financial aid awards based on their enrollment on the 10th day of classes. Some financial aid funds have differing credit level requirements.
The Center for Well-Being provides compassionate care, expertise, and resources to help members of our community thrive in and out of the classroom.
Counseling and Psychological Services in the Center for Well-Being offers 24/7 Crisis Phone Counseling.
Family Town Hall-Save the Date
Join President Julie Sullivan, Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Eddy Rojas, and Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Karen Lange for a virtual Town Hall on Wednesday, October 6 at 7 p.m. Register now to attend the virtual town hall.
Encourage your first-year student to attend the First Year Retreat 2021 September 24-25. This is a great opportunity for your student to connect with new friends and learn about the possibilities to live their faith at St Thomas.
Read about the Living Learning Communities (LLCs) kick-off activities and roommate agreements.
Learn more about Tommie Advantage, and our intentional focus on learning outside of the classroom.
Campus Ministry Programs & Events
Campus Ministry offers programs tailored to Catholic and interfaith audiences. Encourage your student to engage in the many spiritual formation opportunities available by visiting the Iversen Center for Faith or checking out the Campus Ministry website.
Our Tommies Together Volunteer Center Intern, Katrina Riba, is excited to invite your student to participate in Spark Week to learn about Changemaking and the Community Partner & Volunteer Fair to get involved in the community.
Every student uses the neighborhoods surrounding the St. Paul campus at some point. Here are ways to be a respectful neighbor, whether that’s being reasonably quiet at night or supporting our local businesses!
The Office of Study Abroad will be hosting a Study Abroad Fair and information sessions for the Fall 2022 Rome Empower Program. Deadlines for J-Term and Spring 2022 study abroad programs are also approaching.
Dining Services is excited to offer theme dinners this year-- encourage your students to participate! Theme meals are fun, social, and a great chance to try new foods.
Scholarships for Student Business Ideas!
Your student could win up to $15,000 in scholarships! Encourage your budding entrepreneur to compete in the 2021 Fowler Business Concept Challenge which is open to all students.
Learn about the Career Open House, a new job listings system, and many ways for students to connect with employers.